Permanent / Full-time and Part-time contracts available / Wrea Green, Blackpool
We are looking for professional and friendly support workers to join us in supporting a young gentleman who has cerebral palsy, a learning disability, and epilepsy. The role involves supporting him in both his home and in the community.
Experience of working with young people who have complex needs, learning difficulty and display challenging behaviour is essential
Full-time / Part-time posts are available with contracted hours.
Pay will be £11 per hour for those who meet the minimum qualification/experience criteria
A Chance for Life Ltd is a progressive Brain Injury Case Management and Rehabilitation Company. We provide Support Work, Case Management and Occupational Therapy services to children and adults across the north of England and Scotland.
Duties will involve supporting the client in all aspects of daily life and in activities that are important to him. Hours will include both day and night shifts. You will work as part of a team of support staff and will be actively involved in working with a specialist multidisciplinary team to promote the client’s independence.
You should be trained to NVQ/Diploma Level 2 in Health and Social Care (or have equivalent experience e.g. completed year 1/level 4 of a recognised health profession degree course)
This post will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check
Driving licence and a willingness to drive the client’s own vehicle is essential. Although the use of one’s own car isn’t required for the position, one’s own car is essential for reliability of accessing work.
Experience of working with young people who have complex needs, learning difficulties and display challenging behaviour is essential.
MAPA training, CPI training or equivalent is desirable.
We believe that you are the key to our clients’ rehabilitation success, therefore, A Chance for Life Ltd actively promotes all aspects of training, supervision and professional development for its employees along with an excellent rate of pay